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Brazilian Cheese Bread is perfect for gluten-free breakfast

Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo)

Holly Ford
Brazilian cheese bread (Pão de Queijo) is a popular snack and breakfast in Brazil. It's gluten-free and need only 5 minutes to mix before you bake.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Brazilian
Servings 3 dozens


  • 1 lb tapioca flour
  • 1-1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 oz shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 6 oz shredded Mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 400˚F.
  • Combine milk, oil, and salt in a pot and bring it boil.
  • Put tapioca flour in a large mixing bowl and pour the hot milk mixture over; stir briefly. Add the eggs and mix well with a wooden spoon. Add the cheeses and mix well.
  • Using a tablespoon cookie scoop or a spoon, drop the dough in a size of golf bowl on a baking sheet lined with a parchment paper, 2-inch apart. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the edges gets slightly golden brown. Serve hot.


Keyword Brazilian cheese bread, Brazilian food, breakfast, cheese bread, gluten-free, gluten-free bread, mozzarella cheese, Pão de Queijo, parmesan cheese, quick, quick bread, tapioca flour
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